The Zondervan Bible Commentary takes its award-winning predecessor, the New International Bible Commentary, and weaves in rich, full-color images and other new features to make it the finest one-volume commentary of its kind. Featuring the insights of forty-three world-class scholars, this convenient, information-packed volume unlocks the meaning and message of every book of the Bible to help you gain a deeper, life-changing understanding of the Scriptures. Features include: • A wealth of full-color photographs, maps, charts, and timelines • Commentaries by foremost scholars help you grasp the meanings of Bible passages and the significance of key biblical words • Sidebars o “Going Deeper” with cultural, historical, and theological information o “Reflection” helping you apply the Scriptures to real life o “Shadows” spotlighting Old Testament foreshadowing of the New Testament o “Echoes”—similar to “Shadows,” revealing New Testament references to the Old Testament o “The Conversation” containing quotes on the text from historic figures such as Luther, Augustine, and Calvin • Uses Today’s New International Version (TNIV) for Bible text references—timeless truth in today’s language • Expanded bibliographies
|Contributor||F. F. Bruce|
F.F. Bruce, MA, DD, FBA - was born in Scotland in 1910 and educated at the Universities of Aberdeen, Cambridge, and Vienna. After teaching Greek for several years at the University of Edinburgh and then at the University of Leeds he became the head of the Department of Biblical History and Literature at the University of Sheffield in 1947. In 1959 he moved to the University of Manchester where he became professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis. During his career he wrote some thirty-three books and served as editor of The Evangelical Quarterly and the Palestine Exploration Quarterly. He retired from teaching in 1978 and died in 1990. His more popular works included Paul: Apostle of the Heart Set Free, The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?, The Old Testament and the Christian, Introduction to the Poetical/Wisdom Literature, and Chronology of the Old Testament.
|Publish Date||Jul 8, 2008|